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CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 9:00am EST
'm going to take a few minutes today to honor my colleague, the senior senator from new mexico, jeff bingaman, as he retires from a long career of service to our country. for 30 years, senator bingaman has been a dedicated representative of the people of new mexico, but for those -- for 26 of those years, he was a junior senior from new mexico. the only person that i know of that was a junior senator longer than senator bingaman was fritz hollings. he was a junior senator for many, many decades to strom thurmond. but 26 years here in the senate still makes you a fairly senior member. jeff served alongside senator pete domenici, the longest serving senator in new mexico's history, until in 2009 he was the most senior junior senator. still, mr. president, jeff bingaman has never been one to get hung up on titles or credits. if there were ever the conscience of this body, it's jeff bingaman, a man who has been called by others, including by ron dorgan, a -- including byron dorgan, a workhorse. that's really true. for three decades, he has quietly and with dignity fought for the people o
CSPAN
Dec 20, 2012 10:00am EST
objection, the gentleman from new mexico is recognized for one minute. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to honor one of new mexico's great leaders, new mexico speaker of the house, ben lujan, who passed away tuesday night after his battle with lung cancer. speaker lujan is the speaker of our colleague, congressman ben ray lujan. first elected to the legislature in 1974, ben lujan served as speaker of the house from 2001 until 2012. throughout his tenure in the house, speaker lujan showed he was a champion for working families, a tireless advocate for his constituents and an absolute master of legislative strategy. mr. heinrich: at the beginning of this year when speaker lujan spoke to the legislature as to his battle with cancer, he asked that their time on earth is worthwhile and to, quote, make a difference for the children, our working families and for the elderly. speaker lujan has inspired me and so many new mexicans to do just that. our good thoughts and prayers are with his wife, carmen, with ben ray, and with the rest of the lujan family. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentle
MSNBC
Dec 19, 2012 11:00am PST
this task force led by joe biden. plus, blizzard warnings in place from new mexico to michigan as major winter storms threaten holiday travel. we will give you updates on the news. victor! victor! i got your campbell's chunky soup. mom? who's mom? i'm the giants mascot. the giants don't have a mascot! ohhh! eat up! new jammin jerk chicken soup has tasty pieces of chicken with rice and beans. hmmm. for giant hunger! thanks mom! see ya! whoaa...oops! mom? i'm ok. grandma? hi sweetie! she operates the head. [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone deserves the gift of all day pain relief. this season, discover aleve. all day pain relief with just two pills. . >> people who may have already started traveling for the christmas holiday are facing major delays as the first blizzard of the winter season crosses the plain and it is upper midwest. snow is piling up around denver where the wind chill is near zero. by midnight, heavy snow and strong wind gusts slam a large part of the country including wyoming, nevada and cali. blizzard w
FOX News
Dec 20, 2012 2:00pm PST
of state in history. new mexico one. number two, why fake a concussion? she said she would testify in january. there is witch hunting going on. >> andrea: because she is a clinton. >> eric: nobody questions her ability on secretary of state. on the show we said she has been a fantastic secretary of state. >> dana: who did? >> eric: i did. but nonetheless, four people are dead. she said i'll take responsibility. >> they fire the valet parker at the state department. the janitor got fired. the man delivering the mail was let go before christmas. firing people all over the place. one of the guys today i'm in charge of romania. whatm i doing here? i don't know what happened. >> dana: they're career state department officials with "x" amount of time in government. >> here is how bad it is. it couldn't use the sound bite for house or senate side. there wasn't one interesting sound bite i could use. everybody was going i don't know anything about it. i wasn't there. i don't know. >> greg: the real winners are the media. they no longer have to report because they get a report. they got a c
KRON
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm PST
allegedly traveled from new mexico to vermont to carry out two murders. but according to police, the plot was foiled because of a missed highway exit, and the men wound up at the u.s./canada border crossing. officers discovered a warrant for 41-year-old mark stake and turned him over to state police for a probation violation. his 23-year-old nephew, tanner ruan was later arrested in upstate new york. police say they recovered pru pruning shears and documents linked to the crime in his car. just how much justin bieber knew about this is unclear. his representative would only say in a statement, we take every precaution to protect and ensure the safety of justin and his fans. >> now, the two suspects who were arrested in this conspiracy plot are both awaiting extradition to new mexico. both were assigned public defenders. we reached out to them for comment, but haven't yet gotten a response. wolf? >> what a story, mary, thank you. >>> happening now, the president and the house speaker, they go face to face. is either man blinking in this fiscal cliff standoff? we now know the ambassador, su
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 3:00am PST
the target of a murder plot. ♪ >> steve: a convicted killer serving time in a practicon in new mexico accused of hatching a plan. martin was angry because of all of his fan mail to beiber went unworried . he recruited two hit men to strangle beiber and his bodyguard in a recent concert in new york city. it is it a terrible story it didn't happen. >> brian: this is not a joke, this is it a scoreboard from a girl's high school basketball game. final score 107-2. his players were not trying to run up. it would be more embarrassing for his players to stop shooting . the losing team's coach was disappointed >> gretchen: victoria secret model may be well rounded but not the singing skills e. ♪ deck the halls of boughs with -- my god. no, is it falalala. >> we sing . ♪ santa baby. okay, let's get back to work. >> brian: is that work. >> gretchen: a spokesperson for victoria secret shows they are not perfect. they are just like everyone else kind of except their bodies are perfect. >> steve: right, we would say. >> brian: they are normal fun loving people. >> steve: we know the elves. >> gretchen
CNN
Dec 8, 2012 7:00am PST
, former miss fitness of new mexico and the official personal trainer of the atlanta hawks cheerleaders. so you say that people shouldn't worry about hitting the gym. >> no, you just want to focus on being less sedentary. you want to move when you can. it's not about necessarily getting to the gym and getting on a treadmill or elliptical machine. you just want to move. if you have a desk job, you want to get up every hour, move around a few minutes a day. if you sit a lot. you really want to stand up when you can. i feel like we're going to evolve into this hunch backed society. so you want to focus on standing up, engaging the core and moving around. >> i know you brought a few problems with you. one of them kind of scares me. it's a broom. what are we doing with that? >> we're going to be cleaning. >>. >> okay, good. >> you can do several things. you can put the broom behind your neck. stand feet shoulder width apart, engage your abs and you'll twist side to side. so we'll work our obliques here, just with a brook so you can be sweeping, and then in the middle of sweeping, you can do the
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm PST
government can do something if they want to. >> absolutely. i mean, i -- with a new administration in mexico, you would think that it would just be a matter of a conversation. >> what did they say to you -- i mean, has anyone from the state department contacted you? >> you know, we have had letters from the state department just saying that they are constantly in touch with the consulate to ensure his... personal safety. for a while he wasn't getting food. so they are checking on him on a daily basis to be sure he's getting fed and talk to him and find out if there are any harassing things going on. but other than that, they will not help you in any way in your legal case. >> i just find that -- i mean, it is so wrong. i mean, our state department can help you. they can do that. governments do do that. i don't -- i mean, i don't know what to say to you. aren't you outraged that you are not getting the help from the state department? >> we are frustrated, you know, we know that behind the scenes, our attorney's talking to the mexican attorney general. and we know that... congresswoman has bee
ABC
Dec 14, 2012 1:40am PST
, mississippi, idaho, new mexico and nevada all broke party lines to get it done. so today's decision day and it's a big component. so those are the numbers. we'll see where it stands. >> interesting to see how that shakes out. >>> now to the other political mess in washington. there's so many of them. the looming fiscal cliff. >> the two principals faced off yet again. and karen traverse has our daily progress report. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, paula. more signs that they're no closer to a deal to the fiscal cliff. but at least yesterday, president obama and house speaker john boehner sat down and talked. house speaker john boehner paid a visit to the white house for a nearly hour-long meeting with president obama. it was their second face-to-face session in the past five days. the president was asked if he's feeling optimistic. >> it's a work in progress. >> reporter: very much in progress. right now there's even disagreement on what they're disagreeing about. is it tax rates for the wealthy? >> there are some clear, you know, red lines when it comes to
MSNBC
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
into new mexico. then as we go through friday afternoon, maybe a shower or storm. dallas, san antonio to houston. west coast also a little damp. then the weekend forecast, as i mentioned, east coast, you look really nice on saturday. it's sunday that that storm that's up there for chicago and minneapolis saturday, that heads through the great lakes and then goes to the east coast. overall, though, doesn't look like any big snowstorms. even that storm i was talking about for tuesday on the east coast next week, just a big rain and windmaker for new england. it's tough to get snow this time of year. ski resorts are hurting. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. honey... ya? you notice something different about these toys? the prices are so low. are we dreaming? i got an idea. kick me in the shin. if i feel it, we know the prices are real. yep, they're real. we've got more rollbacks on toys all december. wait, was that real? [ male announcer ] this christmas, get the hottest brands and rollbacks on the season's hottest toys, like the beyblade destroyer dome, only $34.96, the
FOX News
Dec 19, 2012 3:00am PST
fox was relected and followed by calderon a new mexico can president. he is like the tony blare of mexico and reformed the left party and wants to continue good relations. a lot of good will. secretary clinton makes phone calls every day . why can't she make one for a marine in need. we have a huge economic had relationship with mexico and they are number three behind canada and chin a. a lot of leverage we should start bying. >> brian: if we can't get the secretary of state's attention or assistant secretary of state's attention you think american people should cancel tourist and cruises to that area or anything else we can do? >> yeah, when mexico realizes that what is on the line and something that you just mentioned it is it a huge amount is tourism and really when they, you know this man has been in jail for more than four months. he try tod facility law and declared the weapon to the border guard. is it worth them getting the venal corrupt image on top of all of the violence that why associate with mexico. do they want to pay the millions and billions in lost tourism just
FOX News
Dec 14, 2012 3:00am PST
through portions of arizona, new mexico and southern california, showery there. a little bit of snow activity early on this friday up along the eastern shore of erie and ontario. 20s in the northern plains. montana now, the chilly spot on this map with 13. we've got about 27 in raleigh durham and later today, things will warm up a little in raleigh almost 60. the same for memphis. warm along the coast. 50s and 60s and 60s through portion of texas. 30s in the northern plains and portions of new england. >> gretchen: brian, my son is the sportscaster at school today. so he's paying close attention to see what you say right now. >> steve: no pressure. >> brian: i can't wait to see that tape. i'm sure he'll do great. let's talk about thursday night football. let's start there because cincinnati and the eagles locked in a game that cincinnati had to win to keep their playoff hopes alive and they did. turnovers were the key. philadelphia gave this game away. five turnovers in all. a messy season for them where they underachieve and they're having a change in coaching. cincinnati will face
CNN
Dec 14, 2012 2:00am PST
dumping out of there. a foot of snow expected in the mountains of new mexico. several inches if not a foot of snow. and a pretty potent one. out to the plains, pump up the heat across the southern plains. temperatures well above normal. east of the mississippi. temperatures where they should be. comfortably chilly. sunshine coming up. should warm things up. clear night last night if you got out to see the geminid meteor shower. chicago, 49. not too bad to do your mid december christmas showers. >> i saw the meteors before i went to bed and when i woke up. >> his kids ran in, dad, dad, you can't miss this. >> good stuff if you could brave the chill. >> thank you, appreciate it. >>> coming up, we'll introduce to you a remarkable young man using talent to turn the heartache of cancer into an inspiring legacy. >>> welcome back. good morning. a story of a brave young man who lives in minnesota. only 17 and not expected to see 18. >> he has terminal cancer. he's accepted his fate, but he's leaving for his family and friends a beautiful, musical legacy. here is ed lavendera. >> reporter: zach sob
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 3:00am PST
. but some states don't have it. connecticut, maryland, massachusetts, tennessee, new mexico, nevada. bunch of states don't have it. the trend will move back quickly, i predict within six months you'll see those states moving back to the majority of states in the country. but you know, there was an issue and geraldo rivera knows it well, about mental health in this country, about whether the mental health system was abusive or not. it went into disarray, disrepair and dysfunction. a lot of mental hospitals were closed, including in the state of connecticut. there is also a study in the state of connecticut that says only 25% of the children who are diagnoseable with mental illness will receive treatment. that's an astounding number. >> alisyn: it is and tragic. that's a problem. as a legal analyst, do you think that we should be able to involuntarily commit people to mental institutions? >> sure, and we don't do it and we have the composite to do it across the -- capacity to do it. stigma attached to it. parents don't want to do it. they feel guilty. they feel they've let their child down.
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 12:00pm EST
quorum call: quorum call: quorum call: the presiding officer: the senator from new mexico. mr. udall: thank you, mr. president. i would ask for the quorum call to be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. udall: thank you, mr. president. mr. president, i wanted to come down and talk about an amendment that i'm working on on the defense authorization bill. last week, senator corker and i introduced amendment numbered 3049 which would create an open pit -- open burn pit registry to the defense authorization act. our veterans and active duty members suffering from exposure to burn pits should not have to wait any longer. the senate veterans affairs committee agrees and has passed the legislation after holding hearings. however, i understand there is currently opposition to passing this amendment via a manager's package. i would note that we have already passed two amendments dealing with veterans yesterday. both the pryor amendment 3291 dealing with veterans employment and training and the reed of rhode island amendment 3165 dealing with housing assistance for vet
FOX News
Dec 18, 2012 3:00pm PST
. it fills you up right. >> bret: checking international headlines now. in mexico, a new twist in the fight of marine veteran john hammer who has been in a mexican prison for four months on what many call a trumped up federal weapons charge. his family received a new photo of him chained to a bed. in his prison cell. from anonymous e-mail. the first photo taken since he was locked up for trying to declare an antique gun at the border. hammer is set to appear in court on january 17. we are following this story. the state department has begun to implement recommendations to improve security at u.s. diplomatic missions. move called for by an independent panel set up to investigate the september 11 attack in benghazi, libya, that killed a u.s. ambassador and three other americans. catherine herridge has more. >> classified report arrived in the last minutes. they are waiting for the finding to be briefed tomorrow is classified hearings for the house and senate foreign relations committee. in addition to working on syria and north korea, aides to secretary clinton say she is drafting a letter in
CNN
Dec 23, 2012 7:00am PST
next year, new tax in new york city will carry a made in mexico label. mexico is the top exporter of flat screen tvs. in fact, mexico exports more manufactured products than all the other countries in latin america combined. three main factors are in play. for one, geography. sharing a border with the united states means heavy products are cheaper to transport across than if they were manufactured in asia. the second factor is nafta, mexican products are subject to lower duties than those from other countries. in fact, the economist points out that mexico has trade deals with 44 countries, the most of any nation in the world. the third factor is wages. as other manufacturing hubs become more expensive, mexico has become more competitive. according to hsbc in 2000 mexican workers earned nearly five times the salary of their chinese peers. but by 2011, mexican workers were only about a third more expensive than chinese workers. when you project all these advantages into the next few years, mexico's economic future looks robust. the national intelligence council released an important
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 6:00am PST
veteran who is jailed in mexico. his family has a new reason today to be very optimistic. one that when we come back. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios what starts with adding a friend... ♪ ...could end with adding a close friend. the lexus december to remember sales event is on. this is the pursuit of perfection. martha: jitters on wall street as the fiscal cliff looms closer. a lot of trading, a lot of traders are gone. placing their bets -- the markets down about 115 points on this friday before christmas week. just wanted to cut up to speed on that. we will let you know. we have speaker john boehner coming up as well. bill: state department officials promising improved security after the attacks and benghazi. bob corker, a member of the senate foreign relations committee was questioned yesterday. senator, good morning to you. >> good morning, bill. bill: what you think? >> we need to have another hearing. secretary clinton said she takes responsib
FOX News
Dec 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
a gun that alcohol, tobacco and firearms manager purchased wound up at cartel crime scene in mexico. william la jeunesse live in our west coast news hub this afternoon. william? >> investigators want to know, shepard, if the number two man at phoenix atf broke the law and ran guns to mexico. not just weapons that others bought illegally but weapons that he bought. the story begins it unravel last month when mexican chief got in a shootout with the cartel. killed in that battle was mexican beauty queen gamez reportedly a friend of the cartel. police recovered several weapons there one traced to a top fire fast and furious gun no, sir surprise. the second weapon was. assistant director george jill let who overall fast and furious. the form that he used to buy his guns to gillette failed to fault gun he enforces. using office address twice. wrongly calling the atf building an apartment and using the strip mall for a second address rather than his residential address as required. we have reason to believe that the addresses that he gave wrong addresses and this was -- that could be a fr
PBS
Dec 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
hilsum of "independent television news." >> reporter: tourists are flocking to mexico and guatemala to sites where the ancient maya lived and where their descendents are channeling the wisdom of their forebearers. >> we're hoping for some sort of a contact event, meet some beings of other species and really just asking for help. >> reporter: in the meantime, archaeologists keep trying to explain it's the end of an era, not of the world. the ancient maya split time into periods of 400 years and tomorrow is the end of a cycle of 136. 7,000 miles away in moscow, a cold war era bunker is being prepared. "the enemy of the state has launched atomic missiles" says the vce. maybe th time it will be an asteroid. the plan is to have a party tonight and wait it out. entry fee: a thousand dollars. in china, hundreds of people from the almighty god cult have been arrested for distributing leaflets. their crime? not warning of the end of the world but promoting war on the big red dragon-- the communist party. in the south of france it's believed by new ages to be the only safe place in the world.
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
.s. marine who was arrested in mexico on gun charges getting some good news. it's the news they have been waiting for for months. john hammar is set to leave prison today. four days before christmas. that's ahead. but, first, two american presidents paid tribute honors today to senator daniel inknow of hawaii. his body lay in capital rotunda a rare honor for man who made friends on both sides of the political aisle. he was the nation's second longest serving senator and tworld war 2 medal of honor winner. he stepped forward when many were distrustful of japanese americans. today hawaiian music played before a memorial at washington wants national cathedral where president obama said when he was just a kid watching senator inouye. here i was a black man black father i understand. i was beginning to sense how fitting into the world might not be as simple as it might seem. so to see this man a powerful figure who was not a central cast when it would come to what you think a senator might look like at the time and the way he commanded the respect of an entire nation hinted to me what might be
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 8:00am PST
and called police. uma: we have new information on mexico's violent drug cartels. we've known for years these dangerous criminals have been operating in the u.s. but now police are saying they're extending their reach in america's cities and neighborhoods in very alarming ways. adam housley is joining us live from los angeles with more on this story. adam? >> reporter: yeah, oomph marks you might even say viciously violent ways ways that disturb a lot of local police forces here in the southwest. southern california may not be surprise to you, highest concentration of gang members in the country. a report by the fbi says nearly four in 10 u.s. gang members have some ties to drug trafficking organizations based in mexico. that is far more than any other outside group. also this fbi report says that the number of gang members operating in the u.s. shot up 40% in the last year. nearly one in three police officers here in the southwest are concerned saying that gang activity and drug trade in their areas has increased over the course of the last two years. people like assistant sheriff gary
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 1:00pm PST
from the fumes. >>> mexico sharing in its new president amid protests, taking the oath of office, bringing the institutional revolutionary ruling party back to power after a 12-year hiatus. >> gregg: leading al-qaeda terror suspect in yemen now in police custody. government spokesman saying the suspect is one of the country's most wanted fugitives and one of the most deadly leaders in the terror network responsible for a number of terrorist attacks. washington considers the branch the most dangerous offshoot. >> heather: in florida, two brothers, ages 20 and 30, are under arrest charged with plotting to provide support to terrorists and to use weapons of mass destruction within the united states. the two men are of pakinstani descent, but they are naturalized u.s. citizens. federal prosecutors say that the brothers provided cash and support for conspiracy to obtain some sort of explosives. no specific targets were revealed and details of the suspected plot have not been released. >> gregg: getting new details in the reported murder-suicide involving the professional football play
FOX News
Dec 20, 2012 10:00am PST
. megyn: we are getting some significant new information on a u.s. marine jailed in mexico as we get some specific details on why mexico is digging in its heels against releasing this vet. up next, we'll talk to a u.s. congressman and marine who says he is ready to go south of the border himself to free that veteran from this nightmare situation. how's he going to do that? we'll ask him next. >>> and this is new fallout from the president's news conference yesterday after he appeared to suggest that the reason it's so hard to get things done in washington in particular a deal on this fiscal cliff is because the republicans just don't like him. that debate just ahead. >>> and a lawsuit over a movie seen by virtually every american every christmas as the yellow-eyedville ape of "a christmas story" heads to court. farcus in kelly's court. stay tuned. ♪ megyn: welt, we are getting new details today on the challenge to free a marine held in a dangerous mexican prison. john hammer's family had hoped to see him for christmas, but we are just learning the specific concerns raised in a recent le
CNN
Dec 20, 2012 9:00am PST
of the world, 12-21-12. they believe it's the beginning of a new era. you have to come to mexico to discover what is it. >> reporter: mel gonzalez say the calendar as an opportunity. he opened a boutique hotel. >> judging by the number of hotels built in town and tour operators created, we can tell there's a lot of expectations. a few hotels in town are giving discounts because it's the end of the world. >> reporter: some mayans have complained about the exploitation about their culture, but she says they're in the mirnlt. >> what i have seen is they're very happy. they see the benefit, because the nice about the tourism is that they share -- it shares the benefit with everyone. >> others disagree. alphonso running tourist tlus the communities and say the dollars are going elsewhere. >> most of the money is spent in transportation and they don't own taxis, hotels and restaurants. here they don't have those services yet. >> yet may be the word. hotels across the five mayan states are nearly sold out ahead of the big date. the hope is interest in the culture is long-term assuming everybody sur
FOX News
Dec 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
marine who was jailed in mexico has been fighting to get him out in time for christmas. you may have seen this story on o'reilly. so far no luck. but now two u.s. lawmakers have stepped in with new pressure on the mexican government. they want to hit mexico where it counts. in those valuable american tourist dollars. that's ahead. marching band play] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. es ...so as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is computer animated. it's not real. geico's customer satisfaction is quite real though. this computer-animated coffee tastes dreadful. geico. 15 minutes could save you 15 % or more on car insurance. someone get me a latte will ya, please? >> shepard: the nuclear standoff in iran and syria have taken a dangerous turn today. we a
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 4:00pm PST
's from a family friend to fox news. as we learn more about nancy lanza's relationship with her son and why she once warned a baby-sitter never to leave him alone. plus a former u.s. marine behind bars in mexico and chained to a bed. coming up, our first look at the miserable conditions for an american prisoner trapped in a foreign land. that's coming up as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a fast acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. [ sighs ] thanks! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ [ male announcer ] to learn more about the cold truth and save $1 visit alka-seltzer on facebook. [ a hybrid? most areo learn more just no fu
FOX News
Dec 21, 2012 8:00am PST
now, the mother of a former marine scaled in mexico confirming to fox news that her son will be released today. 27-year-old john hammer seen here in this photograph, a veteran of the wars in iraq and afghanistan, has been jailed since august in one of mexico's most notorious prisons. for carrying an antique shotgun like this one on a hunting trip south of the border. steve harrigan is live in florida where the parents of hammer live with the latest. >> reporter: jenna, multiple sources now telling fox news that the 27-year-old former marine will be released today. we've heard that from his mother, his father, his mexican attorney and from the offices of his congresswoman as well as his senator. a mexican court ruled that hammer's constitutional rights were trampled on, that he had no criminal intent to bring that 60-year-old rifle across the border. now, all this started back in august when ham exercise a friend, another -- hammer and a friend, another former marine after being treated for post traumatic stress syndrome went across the border on an extended surfing vacat
FOX News
Dec 20, 2012 6:00am PST
. there are new developments now in the botched gun running sting fast and furious. investigators in mexico have reportedly linked a gun found at the site where this mexican beauty queen was killed, and now we are learning another gun recovered at the scene is linked to a former assistant special agent in charge of the atf in phoenix. what is going on here? william la jeunesse linking this together. tell the story, william what is up? >> reporter: it's a little bizarre. investigators want to know if the second man in charge of atf phoenix broke the law and ran guns to mexico. not just weapons that others bought illegally, but a gun that he bought. this story begins the day after thanksgiving when mexican police get in a shootout with the sinaloa cartel. they recover several weapons including a powerful belgian made semi-automatic traced back to the assistant in charge of atf phoenix. police trace a second weapon to the biggest buyer of guns in operation fast and furious. now investigators want to know, is this a coincidence? how does a gun belonging to the guy running the fast and furious invest
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm PST
] come try our new menu and sea food differently and introducing 7 lunch choices for just $7.99. salad, sandwiches, and more. >> greta: could mexico be the next benghazi? congressman michael mccaul is warning us because u.s. agents are helping mexican police go after the most violent drug cartels and yet our agents are not allowed to carry weapons in mexico. congressman joins us. why not? >> well, you know, officially they can't under a treaty that was signed by the united states and mexico. unofficially they do what they have to do to protect themselves, but there's no clarity in the policy, and i think it needs to be clear so our agents can protect themselves. we had three cons lar officers killed in jawrs. we had ice agents, one killed and one wounded in an ambush in a u.s. embassy vehicle. this year cia agents were ambushed by 14 mexican federal police officers. 150 rounds fired at them, and the two agents were wounded in the process. now they'v they've been indicted charged with murder. they used plain clothes and private cars even though they were on duty that day. >> greta: we t
CNN
Dec 20, 2012 1:00pm PST
and the mayans believe it's the beginning of a new era. you have to come to mexico to discover what is it. >> reporter: also seeing the calendar as an opportunity, he opened a boutique hotel to the closest town. >> tour operators are being creative. we can tell there's a lot of expectation. a few hotels in towns are giving discounts because it's the end of the world. >> reporter: some mchl ayans have complained about the expectation of their culture. >> they are very happy. they see the benefit because the nice thing about the tourism is that it shares the benefit with everyone. >> reporter: others disagree. alfonso runs tour are rifts in this mayan community and says the tourist dollars are going elsewhere. >> most of the money is spent in transportation and they don't owe taxes, hotels, restaurants. here they don't have those services yet. >> reporter: yet may be the word. they have sold out ahead of the date. the hope is that interest in the culture is long term. assuming everybody survives december the 21st. wolf, one static stat tis stick to throw at you, they've generated some $50 b
FOX News
Dec 17, 2012 3:00am PST
're live in newtown with more from the president. >> brian: there is also brand-new information on the shooter and his mother. what their relationship could tell bus a possible motive. >> steve: and it's a story we broke right here on "fox & friends." former marine being held in mexico on trumped up gun charges. his mom will be here with new details. "fox & friends" for this monday starts right now. >> steve: welcome aboard. live from studio e, if you were watching the services last night live from newtown, connecticut, you noticed that a number of the people inside the hall were wearing little green and white buttons. a little ribbon. and a lot of people today are going to wear green and white to remember the children who were murdered last friday. >> gretchen: so green is the color of the day. let's move forward now with this emotionally trying day ahead in newtown, con continental the first funerals are being held. one for the youngest victim. this is noah posner. turned six last month his sister managed to escape unharmed. the other funeral for six-year-old jack pinto. >> st
NBC
Dec 31, 2012 5:00am EST
the beltway to the bw parkway. richard, erika. >>> thanks, so much, alexis. you may want to start off the new year with a lucky charm. hundreds of people bought luck charms at a market in mexico city. the market is a popular place this time of year. you can buy almost anything from a small toy lamb to red and yellow undies. red symbolizes love and yellow is thought to attract money and wealth. >> today you can celebrate the new year at the first night celebration in alexandria. the party starts at noon. there's fun for the family. more than 100 indoor performances are set to happen throughout old town. kids can make a kite or decorate some cookies. the night will end with fireworks, of course. the cost is $20 for the first night bash. >>> coming up in 30 minutes, new zealand will celebrate 2013. at 8:00 a.m., sidney, australia will bring in the new year. revelers set up camp on the shores of the harbor. more than a million people are expected to see the display at the sydney harbor bridge. at 11:00 hong kong will celebrate with the biggest fireworks display ever for that country. they spent $
FOX News
Dec 13, 2012 4:00pm PST
officials in mexico. she died there on sunday when a lehrer jet she crashed on crashed after taking off in the northern part of the country. rivera was enormously popular with more than 15 million albums sold. abc news confirming she had been talking with the network about starring in a sitcom. her fame apparently attracted some souvenir hunters. officials say they have arrested two police officers for stealing items from the crash site. earlier this week a mexican transportation official said rivera's jet plunged nearly vertically from 28,000 feet in the air and may have hit the ground at more than 600 miles per hour. the family of a former u.s. marine says he is stuck in a prison inside mexico all because of an honest mistake. there is word now his life could be in danger. returning to u.s. lawmakers for help. plus, the very unusual criminal case involving pruning shears. a paisley tie, and an apparent plot to kill this guy, the beebs. pop star justin beach as we approach the bottom of the hour. top of the news. playing sports is just my whole life. looking back if it wasn't for shrin
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 9:00am PST
spent months treated for ptsb after a grueling combat experience in iraq. he crossed from mexico on vacation and declared an antique shot gun after custom officials told him that that was peramited. the mexican arrested him for breaking the fire arm. it was emblazoned on the news . pressure from the state department. they dropped all charges and determined that he never intended to commit a crime. the ordole is overwhelming for the family which they described as very religious. >> this is it a family who believes stronger of the power of prayer and they are still thankful for the nationwide prayers that they have gotten. they want breathing room and their privacy to be respected. they are just regular citizens like your parents or your relatives and not use totted glare of the media. >> that said, uma, the family may be sharing details of john's homecoming soon once he is well enough to get back to florida. >> good news, he's finally out and back with those who love him. >> and congress tries to get to the bottom of the continuing controversy over security concerns following a de
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
as teenagers. they helped many new firefighters get their start. both funeral services for both men, both heroes, are underway today. gregg: mexico's violent drug cartels strengthening their hold on the drug trade north of the border. working directly with california's street and prison gangs, eliminating the need for the middleman and that is making the job of catching them even more dangerous for local law enforcement. adam housley is following this story live in los angeles. adam? >> reporter: gregg, a local and federal law enforcement have been warning about this trend for number of years about how the violence spills across the border and connections would spill across the border. that apparently has happened because a number of law enforcement agencies say the middleman is now gone. cartels are working with gangs directly and that has everybody concerned. from extortion screams to vicious violent crimes to working with southern california street gangs, are mexican cartels strengthening their grip in california. >> i would say yes. and what concerns me is the political shift in mexic
FOX News
Dec 22, 2012 10:00am PST
an antique shotgun over the border with mexico, he knows he made a mistake. he was finally released only days after his tearful mentioned her son would likely not be home for the holidays. tomorrow ne dominic denatale. >> tremendous news this close to ramp and 27-year-old johnnie hammar is nearing texas after being released from the prison and threats by cartel members amid terrible, terrible living conditions and great to be reunited. his father is now concerned for his health, unfortunately. and his mother describes him as being sick and he may have to go to the emergency room, the suspicion is, he could have bronchitis. the former marine's health has been a big concern during the whole four-month ordeal and previously spent months being treated for ptsd after a grueling combat experience in iraq and his lawyer says his being with the family is certainly helping, take a listen. >> and we have said that johnnie is innocent and always said it, and prove it, but, however, i believe in the next stage that you will see more education to some laws and something, this should not have happened. >>
FOX News
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm PST
on the new administration. i think there's a new opportunity. there's a new chairman incoming on homeland security that i can tell you, one of my big priorities is going to be to secure that border. >border. >> greta: all you have to do is google mexico and cartel and you read every night how many people are murdered, innocent people beheaded, their hearts cut out of them, they're hanging from bridges, just the worst things you can imagine. it's every single day if you google. thanks, congressman. >> thanks so much. >> greta: breaking news out of egypt. the crisis there getting worse. violent clashes erupting between protesters and supporters of president morsi. the latest from cairo is next. >>> plus, we're going to have more on this breaking news in syria. president assad is preparing to do the absolute unthinkable, to unleash deadly sarin gas against his own people. there's a report tonight the nerve gas is locked and loaded inside canisters and ambassador john bolton is here coming up. [ female announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day
FOX News
Dec 10, 2012 8:00am PST
. a world war ii plane raised from the bottom of lake mesh gan. -- michigan. what is happening now new next hour. jon: mexican american singing sensation jenni rivera is confirmed dead after the plane she was using crashed in mountains in north mexico. six other were killed. they are searching for wreckage in the plane. she sold millions of records and won all kinds of awards. jenna: well a young lukemia patient is now in full remission after a experimental new treatment that some say may change the way that we treat cancer. doctors using a disabled form of hiv altered 6-year-old emma whitehead's immune cells. her parents agreeing to the procedure in a last-ditch effort to save her life. six months later apparently she is doing okay. dr. lee vinocur of lsu is with us now. let's go through this step by step, doctor. why a disabled form of hiv? >> well it is interesting. it is a form of immune therapy and hiv is a virus that invades t-cells and very frequently we use viruses as vehicles to get into cells and by using the t-cells, the t cells get targeted and engineered to kill her b-cells whi
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